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The Old Trunk; Or Sketches of Colonial Days

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... was therefore declared to have abdicated. Delegates were then appointed to meet in Richmond to organize a provisional form of government and a plan of ...more
Paperback, 58 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by (first published December 30th 2009)
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Apr 28, 2011 Terri rated it really liked it
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The Old Trunk by Powhattan Bouldin is a sketch of colonial days of those that interacted with Bouldin’s ancestors at a time when the family resided in Lunenburg County, Virginia. Bouldin is inspired to write this concise history of his family when he is given an old trunk by his aunt, who is in her nineties at the time. When he opens up the trunk, there are many historical documents to sift through. Bouldin does an excellent job in describing them in detail, including how meticulous some of the ...more
Margaret Elder
Aug 19, 2012 Margaret Elder rated it really liked it
A short but very interesting read, this book tells stories of Charlotte County during Colonial days. The author's memory is stirred by examining old papers in an old family trunk, and he tells stories that he remembers older relatives having told to him.

As a resident of Charlotte County and having known the Bouldin family members and lived beside Mr. Claiborne Bouldin for many years, I found this particularly interesting.
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